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Laitram®

Engineer - New Product Development

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox

Hours

Days
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Interested in working as an Engineer for a growing company that is innovative, global and successful? Our team offers all of this and more, at INTRALOX, LLC, where we develop cutting-edge technologies in a collaborative and creative environment.

Intralox is a leading provider of conveyance solutions specializing in transformative technology platforms such as modular plastic conveyor belting, ThermoDrive hygienic belting, spiral solutions, and Activated Roller Belt™ (ARB) equipment and services.  Our inventive leadership has paved the way for products to become engrained globally in thousands of applications; many of which play influential roles in guaranteeing safety for and accessibility to the global food supply chain while others enable the complex logistics of the e-commerce marketplace.

Our sustained growth and financial success are the result of diligent focus on continuous improvement, a core belief that self-managed people are our greatest asset, and a commitment to Ideas, Teamwork, and Effort.  Our organization has been recognized for innovation and workplace excellence, including the New Orleans CityBusiness “Best Place to Work” award. 

A division of US-based Laitram Corporation, Intralox has operations in the US, the Netherlands, England, Brazil, Australia, Japan, India and China. Our regional headquarters are located in New Orleans (global HQ), Amsterdam (EMEA region) and Shanghai (Asia Pacific).

Intralox offers extensive ongoing training and an attractive performance-based profit-sharing program.

Responsibilities

  • Ownership in the new product development process from problem definition through early sales efforts including voice of customer, brainstorming, prototyping, technical analysis, field testing and customer feedback, design for manufacture and commercial promotion
  • Filing patents in collaboration with in-house patent attorneys
  • Technical assistance in support of commercial efforts at product rollout
  • Collaboration with a project manager to develop timeline and budget
  • Development of test plans to validate critical customer requirements
  • Understanding and identification of the economic drivers for a customer’s decision
  • Product performance validation via both internal and field testing
  • Development of product design and support documentation
  • CAD design
  • Component and material evaluation and specification
  • Identification and vetting of manufacturing vendors
  • Integration of product design requirements with production requirements

 Requirements

  • B. S. or M. S. in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering curriculum (i.e. controls or electrical with an interest in mechanical work)
  • Solid Modeling experience in SolidWorks®, Pro-E®, or similar software
  • High level of mechanical aptitude
  • Must be a self-managed, hard-working, self-motivated individual
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills in English
  • Computer proficiency with experience in MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to meet the functional job requirements within industrial environments (such as the ability to climb ladders, etc.)
  • Preference given to candidates with experience in plastic part design, project management or test development
  • 15% travel is required 

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong interest in and aptitude for connecting commercial needs with technical solutions
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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